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Smart Adventure Solo Travel

 Smart Adventure Solo Travel

Smart Adventure Solo Travel

Smart Adventure Solo Travel 35 Tips. New Tips How to Make Solo Adventure Travel Easier Now: Adventure travel is my passion. However, there have been some challenges. I just missed being a snack for crocodiles. I have gone through low-grade wars abroad. I have survived two emergency landings on commercial jets. I have some up-to-date tips on how to make smart adventure travel solo easier.

New  Solo Travel Tips Easier Even Before you Leave Home

Tip 1 Getting There:

The length of your trip may mean 2 days of flights. I think it is good to break it up. When I flew to Beijing and Bangkok, I spent the night at a 4-star hotel in the latter. I then flew on to Siem Reap, Cambodia, to catch a boat to Vietnam...

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Holiday Solo Packing

Holiday Solo Packing

Holiday Solo Packing

Holiday Solo Packing, Solo Travel Tips: The holidays will be here fast. One challenge is how to take what you need but not get stuck dragging extra bags around. Worse yet? The checked baggage fees add up, often per leg! As a solo female traveler, I like to travel light. Holiday Single Travel like travel light. That way if I am faced with danger, I can sprint. (Think, too, how hard it is to navigate restrooms on planes and trains if you try to bring things with you to avoid theft!)

As a Single Holidays Travel I want to share some of my personal tips from trips in the US and abroad. (Spoiler alert: I have a life long history of making a contest of traveling light. I once spent a summer in Europe with just an overnight bag albeit, an overstuffed one! Please send us your...

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Family Road Trip

Family Road Trip

Family Road Trip

Family Road Trip Safety Packing List (with Printable). It’s all too easy to assume our smartphones will help us out of any difficulty we may encounter on a Family Road Trip. But not only can those smart-when-they-work gadgets lose signal the moment you really begin to rely on that navigation–or need to call AAA, they have a hard time replacing that burnt headlight on a late night’s drive or keeping everyone well hydrated in an overheated car while you wait much longer than expected for roadside assistance.

Here is a quick list of what to make sure you have with you on the open road for your next family road trip–and a printable copy to keep in your glove box for future trips.

 Road Trip Safety Packing List:

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Solo Trekker Travel

Solo Trekker Travel Style  5 Tips on How to Pack for Summer Travel: It’s hard to know how to pack when carry-on’s get smaller and fees greater.  Try out these 5 additional tips. See also our blog on travel to hot climes. Another choice? Check out our blog on staying cool on adventure travel.  Going Upriver on the Amazon, I was amazed at how hot it was trekking the rainforest in the rainy season. This past year hiking up hill tops in India in the monsoons was more of the same.

Do take a handheld battery-operated fan, and try some of our packing tips below.

5 Tips on How to Pack for Summer Travel:

Tip One:

Pack a sun hat? Take a visor instead. Hats won’t stay on as you sail into the sunset or kayak past leaping whales. Worst yet, most sunhats can’t be folded and packed. As I found...

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Traveling Packing Methods Tips

Traveling Packing Methods Tips

Traveling Packing Methods Tips

by brizzle born and bred

Traveling Packing Methods Tips. If you pack your travel stuff properly, you’ll get more in but how do you do that? What packing method should you employ?

We think all travelers develop their own packing method over time. You start to see what works for you and over time you get better and better at it as you travel more.

We’ve heard repeatedly that rolling your clothes is the best way to keep them from wrinkling. Hummm… It’s never worked for us. Maybe it’s the way we roll them. Our backpacker friends swear by this. For big items like pants, skirts, shirts, blouses, and sweaters, lay your item face down. Fold the sleeves back… get everything pretty flat and then roll the item up from the bottom.

Frankly the times I’ve used this metho...

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Travel Packing Checklist

Travel Packing Checklist

Travel Packing Checklist

The next hints will make your journey more enjoyable and hassle-free. This multipurpose Travel Packing Checklist will help both veteran and newbie travelers.

Travel Packing Checklist will help you paring down a list of everything you wish to take with you is a great beginning. If you have the slightest doubt about whether you’ll use something, leave it at home.

One or two primary colors is more than sufficient when planning your travel clothing. That way, you can combine and match parts and call for only one set of supplements and jewelry.

When picking out which clothing to bring with you, ensure that they wash easy and dry fast. Bring things that can serve different purposes.

For Instance, beach thongs can double as slippers; a scarf can be used as a belt or s...

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Travel Packing Tips For International Traveler

Travel Packing Tips For International Traveler

Travel Packing Tips For International Traveler

Travel Packing Tips For International Traveler. Whether it’s a business or a pleasure trip, packing for trips can be confusing. Stop cranking up your stress levels! Instead take a look at the simple steps below that will help solve your problems:

1. If you are traveling out of country, make sure that you carry all your important documents (passport, passport photographs and other important travel documents)
2. Do not forget to pack the first-aid box
3. Divide your bank credit cards, debit cards, cash and traveler’s check in different places in your bag. So in any case you get robbed, you will not be stranded for cash
4. Determine the luggage weight before you start packing, in order to avoid excess fee towards excess baggage
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